Oman is worlds fastest growing car market in May 2012

Its not your imagination that the roads in Muscat are busier than ever.

Qurm Main Road a few years ago
Qurm Main Road a few years ago

According to this site the Omani car market is up an enormous 53% year-on-year in May to 17,005 registrations. This dramatic growth is supported by an  increase in Oman’s GDP reported by Times of Oman quoting the Central Bank of Oman which said GDP “at current prices grew at 22.7 per cent in 2011” .

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman